"Now PHP 7 is 14 times faster than PHP 5.0 on bench.php." - Dmitry Stogov, zend.com

The interview was originally published on dev.by by Igor Savchuk and was translated exclusively for Amasty blog. It answers this and many other questions about PHP evolution.

PHP is used on 81.9% of websites all over the world and has celebrated its 20th birthday some time ago. We talked to the PHP 7 lead developer and Zend Technologies Chief Performance Engineer – Dmitry Stogov. He spoke about the newest trends in PHP development and the world of script languages.

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